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  • Info Cartilage is a flexible connective tissue found in areas in the bodies of humans and other animals, including the joints between bones, the rib cage, the ear, the nose, the bronchial tubes and the intervertebral discs. more...
  • After a cartilage operation, he signed on for the following season but did not play.
  • He required two cartilage operations as a result, keeping him out of action for almost six months.
  • He finally had his cartilage operation in early November, and was playing again within weeks.
  • He retired from playing during the war due to cartilage problems.
  • Another theory is that the town was named for the hills range surrounding the area which looks like cartilage.
  • The cartilage above the last is somewhat broader than the others at its center.
  • After an operation on his knee a few days later, it revealed he damaged his Cartilage.
  • The body of this fish is supported by cartilage rather than bone.
  • The cartilage is no longer smooth and therefore movement and use is painful.
  • As a result, new cracks and tears will form in the cartilage over time.
  • He was taken to London for cartilage surgery, ending his tour and his Test career.
  • Also, this cartilage is also found only around the socket where it is attached.
  • Much of the skull is formed from cartilage, and its overall structure is reduced.
  • In each of these cases, cartilage is being destroyed.
  • The new section will however contain cartilage rather than bone, and will never grow to the same length at the original tail.
  • A commonly mistaken thought is that cartilage is only present in a human's nose area.
  • Between the third and fourth years they unite either directly or through the medium of a separate center developed in the cartilage.
  • In October, he suffered a knee cartilage injury and did not play again for the rest of the season.
  • Hill tore cartilage in his knee which forced him to sit out the rest of the season after playing only four games.
  • During birth, the various bones connected by cartilage and ligaments only will move relatively to each other.
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Meaning of cartilage

  • noun Tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults